Lunch banquet on the Crater floor

Dine in the Ngorongoro Crater, an ancient volcano

The essence of a lunch banquet on the Crater floor

Indulge in a gourmet feast served in one of the most unique settings in Africa. Descend into the scenic landscape of the Ngorongoro Crater and enjoy the incredible density of wildlife before making your way to a private picnic spot on the Crater floor. Tables set with snowy tablecloths and sparkling silver cutlery are laden with the most delectable of dishes. An army of butlers’ springs into action to attend to your every wish as you indulge in a mouth-watering meal served against the backdrop of groups of zebra strolling along the Crater floor.

Enveloped with a tangle of wild plants the steep slopes of an extinct volcano in northern Tanzania, betray little of what lies inside the crater wall. Known as “the garden of Eden” or “the cradle of life”, the crater floor is dotted dark, only when the spots of shifting formations begin to move, does it become clear. Massive amounts of grazing wildebeest and zebras and in the shallow Crater Lake pirouette huge flocks of bright pink flamingos.

One of the largest concentrations of wildlife in Africa, the list of species existing in the Ngorongoro Crater is enormous. One can find 50 different species of large mammals, including lions, elephants, rhinos, hippos, giraffes, eland, impala, baboons, warthogs and hyenas. Boasting such a diverse variety of animals in the relatively small space of this beautiful crater, with its lush green grasses and stunning blue water, you will have a few inquisitive eyes wanting to know what you are having for dinner!


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